## Sequential Output Tracing -SBI PO – Practice set 10

D.1-6) Study the given information and answer the questions:

When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and its rearrangement.

(All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input: 14 36 methodology 21 of research 59 crucial 98 very 62 is
Step I. 98 14 36 methodology 21 of research 59 crucial very is 62
Step II. 98 very 14 36 methodology 21 of 59 crucial is research 62
Step III. 59 98 very 14 methodology 21 of crucial is research 62 36
Step IV. 59 98 very of 14 21 crucial is methodology research 62 36
Step V. 21 59 98 very of crucial is methodology research 62 36 14
Step VI. 21 59 98 very of is crucial methodology research 62 36 14
Step VI is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

1. Which element is eighth to the left of the element which is twelfth from the left end of the third last step?

a) 97

b) 23

c) work

d) style

e) to

c) work

C

Explanation

(c)

Third steps means StepVI 12thfrom left end in Step VI —managed8thto the left of managed is’work’

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

stepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

stepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

stepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

stepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

stepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

stepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

stepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

2. How many steps will be required to complete the given arrangement based on the given input?

a) Eight

b) Ten

c) Nine

d) Six

e) Seven

a) Eight

a) Eight

Explanation

(a)

Eight steps would be required to complete the given arrangement

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

stepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

stepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

stepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

stepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

stepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

stepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

stepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

3. In which step are the elements ‘be 13 healthy in’ found in the same order?

a) Third

b) Sixth

c) Fourth

d) The given order of elements is not found in any step.

e) Fifth

b) Sixth

b) Sixth

Explanation

(b)

The elements ‘be 13 healthy in’ are found in the same order in the step VI

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

stepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

stepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

stepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

stepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

stepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

stepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

stepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

4. Which of the following is the fifth step of the arrangement based on the given input?

a) 46 65 97 to managed in 23 be 13 load healthy style work 89 55 34

b) 46 work 65 style 97 in 23 be 13 load healthy 89

c) 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

d) 34 46 55 65 89 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to

e) 89 55 34 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 46 65 97

c) 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

C

Explanation

(c) Step V

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

stepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

stepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

stepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

stepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

stepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

stepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

stepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

5. What is the position of ’46’ from the right end in the third step?

a) Sixth

b) Seventh

c) Fifth

d) Eighth

e) Ninth

d) Eighth

d) Eighth

Explanation

(d)

The position of 46 in the Step III is eighth from the right end

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

stepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

stepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

stepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

stepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

stepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

stepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

stepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

6. Which element is exactly between ‘style’ and ‘be’ in second last step of the given arrangement?

a) work

b) healthy

c) 23

e) be

Explanation

(d)

The element load is exactly between style and be in the second last step i,e.,Step VII.

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

StepI: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

StepII:97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

StepIII:65 97 work in 23 bee 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

StepIV:65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V:46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

StepVI:46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

StepVII:23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

StepVIII:23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

D.7-11) Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: base 35 or gone 62 49 87 ahead

Step I: 87 base 35 or gone 62 49 ahead

Step II: 87 ahead base 35 or gone 62 49

Step III: 87 ahead 62 base 35 or gone 49

Step IV: 87 ahead 62 base 49 35 or gone

Step V: 87ahead62 base 49 gone 35 or

And step V is the last step of the rearrangement.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: how was you stay 56 25 36 64

7. Input: 14 35 when they came 61 48 home

How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?

a) Four

b) Five

c) Six

d) Seven

e) None of these

c) Six

C

Explanation

(c)

Input: 14 35 when they came 61 48 home

Step I: 61 14 35 when they came 48 home

Step II: 61 came 14 35 when they 48 home

Step III: 61 came 48 14 35 when they home

Step IV: 61 came 48 home 14 35 when they

Step V: 61 came 48 home 35 14 when they

Step VI: 61 came 48 home 35 they 14 when

8. Step II of an input is: 75 down 16 24 farm eager 62 sky

How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?

a) Four

b) Five

c) Six

d) Seven

e) None of these

a) Four

A

Explanation

(a)

Step II: 75 down 16 24 farm eager 62 sky

Step III: 75 down 62 16 24 farm eager sky

Step IV: 75 down 62 eager 16 24 farm sky

Step V: 75 down 62 eager 24 16 farm sky

Step VI: 75 down 62 eager 24 farm 16 sky

9. Step III of an input is : 91 car 85 14 27 few new house Which of the following is definitely the input ?

a) 85 14 91 car few new house

b) car 91 85 14 27 few new house

c) car 85 14 27 few new house 91

d) Cannot be determined

e) None of these

d) Cannot be determined

D

Explanation

(d)

From the given step it is not possible to determine the input.

10. Input: power fail now 52 24 75 gate 34

Which of the following steps will be the last but one?

a) IV

b) V

c) VI

d) VII

e) None of these

c) VI

C

Explanation

(c)

Input: power fail now 52 24 75 gate 34

Step I: 75 power fail now 52 24 gate 34

Step II: 75 fail power now 52 24 gate 34

Step III: 75 fail 52 power now 24gate34

Step IV: 75 fail 52 gate power now 24 34

Step V: 75 fail 52 gate 34powernow 24

Step VI: 75 fail 52 gate 34 now power 24

Step VII: 75 fail 52 gate 34 now 24 power

11.Input: how was you stay 56 25 36 64

Which of the following will be step VI?

a) 64 how 56 was your stay 25 36

b) 64 how 56 stay 36 was 25 your

c) 64 how 56 stay 36 was your 25

d) There will be no such step

e) None of these

d) There will be no such step

D

Explanation

(d)

Input: how was your stay 56 25 36 64

Step I: 64 how was your stay 56 25 36

Step II: 64 how 56 was your stay 25 36

Step III: 64 how 56 stay was your 25 36

Step IV: 64 how 56 stay 36 was your 25

Step V: 64 how 56 stay 36 was 25 your